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James Lister TATTERSON

Regimental number2804
Place of birthWarragul, Victoria
SchoolState School (Warragul? Trafalgar?), Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTrafalgar, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Tatterson, Trafalgar, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPortsdown (Christ Church) Military Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14A), Hampshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma TATTERSON, Trafalgar, Victoria. Native of Warragul, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2805 Lance Corporal Leslie Edward TATTERSON, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919. Cousin: 3273 Albert Henry Leonard TATTERSON, 2nd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium, 11 October 1917.

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